Bloom's How to Write about John Steinbeck

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John Steinbeck won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940 for The Grapes of Wrath and also wrote such classics as East of Eden, Of Mice and Men, and The Red Pony. In 1962, Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature "for his realistic as well as imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humor and a keen social perception." To this day, Steinbeck remains respected and admired for his depiction of both ...
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John Steinbeck won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940 for The Grapes of Wrath and also wrote such classics as East of Eden, Of Mice and Men, and The Red Pony. In 1962, Steinbeck was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature "for his realistic as well as imaginative writings, combining as they do sympathetic humor and a keen social perception." To this day, Steinbeck remains respected and admired for his depiction of both the positive and the night-marish aspects of the American Dream.

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Catherine J. Kordich teaches at the College Preparatory School in Oakland, California

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780791094860
  • Publisher: Facts on File, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/28/2007
  • Series: Bloom's How to Write about Literature Series
  • Pages: 272
  • Age range: 14 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents


Acknowledgments     iv
Series Introduction     v
Volume Introduction     vi
How to Write a Good Essay     1
How to Write about Steinbeck     48
"The Chrysanthemums"     76
The Red Pony     93
"Flight"     111
Tortilla Flat     127
In Dubious Battle     145
Of Mice and Men     164
The Grapes of Wrath     182
Cannery Row     203
The Pearl     221
East of Eden     238
Index     257
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